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Dreamlands: Expanded

Slides and Mirrors Plays

Mon, Dec 19, 2016  6 PM

This double program features performances from a new generations of artists working with expanded cinema practices. Part I features performances involving in whole or in part photographic and handmade slides, in which memory as approached and reinterpreted through alternative uses of the projection apparatuses is revealed as an overriding theme. Part II considers the duplicable quality of the image as achieved through printing processes, multiplication of screens, screen mirroring, and others including a remote interaction with mirrors via Skype.

Part I: Sliding Memories, 6pm
Gill Arno, Kenneth Zoran Curwood, Sarah Halpern, Alexia Welch

Part II: Mirror Mirror, 8pm
Rachael Guma, Simon Liu, Karolina Raczynski, Raha Raissnia

Dreamlands: Expanded is a series of expanded cinema events organized by Microscope Gallery in collaboration with the Whitney as part of the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016

Tickets for this event are available for purchase here.

Please note: All Dreamlands: Expanded events take place at Microscope Gallery, with the exception of Steam Screens and The Owl Flies at Twilight, which will both be presented at Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens.

Leading underwriting support for Dreamlands: Expanded is provided by the Robert D. Bielecki Foundation. 

Generous support provided by J.J. Kasper, Paul Jost, and Natasha Reatig.

This presentation is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council of the Arts' Electronic Media & Film Presentation Funds grant program, administered by The ARTS Council of the Souther Finger Lakes. 

Microscope Gallery Event Series is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

Additional support provided by Knockdown Center and Negativland. Sponsored by Colorlab and The Bodega. Media Partner: The Brooklyn Rail.

Gill Arno, Untitled, 2016, performance for slide projection, 8mm film, and video. Courtesy the artist

Gill Arno, Untitled, 2016, performance for slide projection, 8mm film, and video. Courtesy the artist